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Images Dated 7th April 2017

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The Sceptical Chymist (1661) Featured 7 Apr 2017 Print

The Sceptical Chymist (1661)

The Sceptical Chymist (1661). This title page is from the first edition of this work by the Anglo-Irish natural philosopher Robert Boyle (1627-1691). In this book, written in the form of a discourse (dialogue), Boyle wrote that elements combine to form compounds, which can be broken apart again into their constituent elements. He also argued for chemistry to become an experimental science in its own right, speaking out against the influence of alchemists and spagyrists (alchemists who used herbal medicines). This work is considered a founding text of modern chemistry. It was first published in English, and later translated into Latin


Sherborne Old Castle J960265 Featured 7 Apr 2017 Print

Sherborne Old Castle J960265

SHERBORNE OLD CASTLE, Dorset. The Central Buildings'. Reconstruction drawing, by Philip Corke, depicting the outer courtyard at Sherborne Old Castle as it may have appeared in the twelfth century shortly after the castle's completion. The Great Tower is in the centre, with the Great Hall, kitchens and well to right

© Historic England Archive

Engagement of Harold Macmillan Featured 7 Apr 2017 Print

Engagement of Harold Macmillan

Front cover of The Tatler reporting on the engagement of Lady Dorothy Cavendish and Captain Harold Macmillan (later British Prime Minister). Lady Dorothy Evelyn Macmillan, GBE (n饠Cavendish; 28 July 1900 21 May 1966) was a daughter of Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire and Evelyn Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire and the wife of the British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan.

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans